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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Donaldson, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Donaldson has been reviewed by 39 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Donaldson, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cervical Herniated Discs
  • Cervical Spine Diseases
  • Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Scoliosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Donaldson graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)


Dr. Donaldson has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Upmc St Margaret 
  • Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh 

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Additional Information
Dr. William Fielding Donaldson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine.
Where does Dr. William F. Donaldson practice?
Dr. William Donaldson has 1 office location.
Dr. William Donaldson practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near Pittsburgh, PA.
See Pittsburgh Surgeons.